Thursday, September 20, 2012
Tiz Wonderful's yearlings are making a good impression at the 2012 Keeneland September yearling sale, with a sales average of $40,896, more than three times his stud fee. Tiz Wonderful is also having an excellent year with his first crop of 2-year-olds that have him ranked in the top 10 on the Freshman Sire list.
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The top seller for the Spendthrift stallion through 10 days of the sale is hip No. 1217, consigned by Select Sales, agent, and purchased for $170,000 by Stonestreet Stables. The bay colt is out of With My Blessings, already the dam of four winners. With My Blessings is a half-sister to the stakes winners Bully Bones, Approvance and Wishes and Roses.
Stonestreet was also the top bidder for hip No. 2770, going to $95,000 for the bay colt consigned by Blanford Stud. The colt is out of Spring Morning, dam of five winners, including the stakes-placed duo of Nakano and Acajou. The family also counts Grade 2 winner Carson City and Grade 3 winner General Meeting among the first three generations.